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like trying to improve the education system. the fund mental things are what we need to work on. not just that we are growing faster in 2013 but for many years thereafter. >> christine, you make the point all the time. first of all, education, the payback is good. when you look at the numbers and compare the average to those with college degree, it's half. the unemployment rate is half. >> i'm terrified about the kids who haven't had a chance to get in the labor market yet. they have a degree, student debt. they're not in the labor market yet. the first job you have. the first foot on. the first foot on the ladder is so important to lifetime achievement. it's a country eating your young. good education but there is an opportunity for the education once you get into the labor market. >> christine, diane, ken. thanks for joining us. good conversation about the jobs report. let's see what the future holds in terms of jobs. all right. does this man scare you? if you're a republican in congress the answer is probably yes. in the last three weeks, more lawmakers have said they are don
for something fun and educational to do together. nature spot quest is our spot. opened in march 2011 with more than 7,000 square feet of interactive educational things to do and see, the exhibit has the feel of a playground and the educational tools of classroom. every nook and cranny offers children a new adventure. unlike traditional museums, at naturequest children are challenged from self-discovery to explore and be curious in a hands-on environment just like real scientists. with over 100 interactive encounters to choose from, a few of my son's favorites include the clubhouse build in the trees and human fossils and the simulating river that seems to be swimming when they step on it. >> naturequest is this amazingly fun world that's scientifically lis tick. you can explore from the oceans and top of the mountains and everywhere you look there's something to do, something to find. >> what does a 2-year-old care about science? >> not much, but my son has so much fun exploring he doesn't lielz his little brain is working too. ann clair stapleton, cnn, atlanta. [ male announcer ] when it come
and not being educated about it. i think that's what creates the difficulty in society. so i'll go up to the kid and say, my name is oscar and i've got these cool prosthetic legs, i'll tell them an interesting story like a shark bit them off or if the mother is looking i'll say it's because i didn't eat my vegetables, get brownie points there. ultimately i say i don't have legs but can live a very normal life. hopefully the next time they see somebody in a wheelchair or with a disability, they're not bewildered but they're educated and it's not as different as i think many of the older generation grew up with, something we didn't talk about. >> you were born without the fbi u la bo-- fibula in both legs. around your first birthday you had double amputees. basically your family ignored it, you started playing sports at a very young age. what is that moment when a man with no legs decides, i know what i'm going to do, i'm going to be a sprinter? the reason i ask you is i interviewed the armless archer who was incredible as well. i'm watching him do his stuff in here was like watching you run. of a
transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." we want to set the record straight on the economy this evening. let's start with a quick refresher course on how republicans tried to demonize the president during the election. he was called a socialist, accused of being wrong for america, labeled just a big disappointment. >> the president hasn't disappointed you because he wanted to. the president has disappointed america because he hasn't led america in the right direction. >> here's reality. the department of commerce reports corporate profits hit an all-time high in the third quarter of this year. profits are up more than 18% over last year. this is booming. profits have only been going up since president bush left office and the congress passed president obama's stimulus package. here's the bad news. business owners aren't using those record profits to pay their workers. profits hit an all-time high, but workers wages
credibility in the work place and then go on. what you're saying is that education, public school education, should teach some of these kids how to do these. >> they used to. 25 years ago, they started -- we bought into the philosophy of everyone has to go to college. not true. someone has to build the college. someone had to build the ceiling. >> we used to call them shop. >> i still have scars right here. >> but if you do go to college, the unemployment rate is only 4's 5% in this country so there's something to be said for getting educated bought you'll work. i agree with you used to be the master and the apprentice and the nave and you worked your way up. and everybody out there knows you got to get a plumber, 25 bucks an hour, right? >> and the faucet leaks you're not going to be calling the geek squad. >> right. you you say there isn't enough training in the public school him in for these jobs? >> there's none. 2020 there's 10 million unfilled jobs in the trades. >> all blue classroom jobs? >> across the board. anybody that uses told jeer as the service industry goings ghost to china
transformed. >> you say government needs to educate people. >> i said education. treat these foods as addictive substances. >> people need to understand that certain people are very, very susceptible to this. here's what you need to do. if you take -- let's take that bottle of fasty stuff there. say we take that right there. all right. if you say that i can't have a 16 ounce what am i going to do if i have an issue like food addiction. i am going to score it some other way. you can charge me. you can maybe run around with 8 ountss inste ountss -- ounces instead of 16 ounces but somehow i am going to score this thing and you can't do a thing about that. >> you are against mayor bloomberg's ridiculous soda size thing. you do say make free programs available to get people to detox and get off these foods. >> i didn't say it was government. i said can we have programs. you know what the free programs are? they are already in existence. they are done by private organizations. we have over eaters anonymous. >> not government? >> no. >> they are all free. we agree about that. i told you i
more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> have you joined the "politicsnation" conversation can on facebook yet? we hope you will. today our facebook family loved this photo of president obama on his laptop tweeting during the twitter question and answer session about the fiscal cliff. hugh says, no one makes better use of technology than our president. and mindy says, she loves the presidential seal on the cover of the laptop. i agree, mcimi. we've got more of speaker boehner's offer. first, we want to hear what you think. head over to facebook and search "politicsnation" and "like" us to join the conversation that keeps going long after the show ends. playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. >>> we're back on "politicsnation" with more on speaker boehner's countero
of money and use that money for education and other things. >> all right. thank you for that. clearly so many more questions, legal questions, and for that we'll skip over to our joey jackson, legal commentator who joins us live from atlanta now. i think one of the big questions that also still remains for all of those guys out there having all sorts of fun in the park, there is still a federal law that says you can't smoke it. you can't carry it. you can't buy it. you can't sell it. you can't do anything when it comes to dope and the feds. how are these two entities going to compromise in this respect? >> with great difficulty. that was some party they had there. the federal law is pretty significant here because of course as you know back in 1970 we had a controlled substance act under nixon and one of those drugs that the fed said, you know what, was illegal and as you mentioned you can't manufacture and you can't produce and you can't import and you can't distribute and you can't sell would be marijuana and that's problematic because you have something called the supremacy clause. it
... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> the fascination with taxes i paid i find to be very small-minlded compared to the broad issues that we face, but i did go back and look at my taxes. over the past ten years i never paid less than 13%. i think the most recent year is 13.6% or something like that. >> 13%. you know who would hate that? you know who would hate that mitt romney paid only 13% in income taxes? the guy who beat mitt romney's father in the campaign for president in 1968, right wing reactionary richard nixon. that's right. republican richard nixon who was as conservative as republicans got in those days hated the idea that rich people got away with paying little or no income taxes. he introduced a bill that would create a minimum tax that rich people would have to pay even if they had the giant package of deductions and loopholes like romney that got their tax liability down to zero. they had to pay something. the nixon idea w
or get student loans and put themselves through school. what would your advice be. >> education is a path to personal success. there are many avenues to get there, certificate programs, classes that colleges offer. classes that companies offer to allow people to pursue their education in the short term. as they become more stable in their jobs they might be able to afford investing in higher education. jenna: you tkpw-pbt ge didn't get your college degree, you were able to get your master's degree in business. you said that's been helpful in the position you're in right now. >> absolutely. i did go to college and enjoyed it but had to drop out to travel all over the world and open restaurants. moved up in my company but realize they'd getting a formal education and cementing what i had learned in the real world on the academic side would really help me be a better leader for global business. jenna: it struck me as i was reading your story, you're a daughter of a single mom, you decided you had to go to work for your family. your path is only something that happens in our country where you
structure to make thorough is has a more educative fighting force. this morning, nelson mandela is in the hospital, jacob zuma paid him a visit, and said there is no cause for alarm. >>> susan, as you can imagine, south africans are holding their collective breath, their very worried about their beloved former president. they call him father in one of the native languages, they adore him. he helped bring democracy to this nation. we're getting very little information about what is wrong with him. as you said, the president visited nelson mandela, and he came out saying he is in good care and is comfortable. we're not being told what kind of tests are being run on him. yesterday, when the news broke that he had been hospitalized, we're told that he went in for tests, and that it was in line with treatments that people, his age, 94 go through. but no more details today from the presidency. jacob zuma treats it as a closely gaurded secret. he is appealing to everybody to give his family privacy. >> we're certainly hoping for the best. what is the feeling there? is there a sense of
while still being able to invest in things like education and research and development that are important to our growth and if we're going to protect middle class families, then we're going to have to have higher rates for the wealthiest americans, folks like me. >> white house correspondent dan loa lothian is in washington, d.c. this morning. so who has the ball? and whose court is it in at this point? >> reporter: first of all, we know that house gop had that counter offer, which white house spokesman jay carney has referred to as, quote, magic beans and fairy dust. we expect for republicans to put pressure on the white house to engage. in addition to that, to lock for whatever ways the white house might be able to look for cuts to entitlements. i think what's difficult now is to figure out exactly where the negotiations stand because from the white house perspective, they're saying that conversations continue, but there are house republican aids who are telling me that there are no phone conversations, no e-mails being exchanged. so it's difficult to tell how they ca
at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. get selsun blue for itchy dry scalp. strong itch-fighters target scalp itch while 5 moisturizers leave hair healthy. selsun blue. got a clue? get the blue. >>> good morning, new york city. glad you're with us this morning for "early start weekend." very early. still a very dark morning there in the big apple. dplad you're watching. >>> this morning, former president george h.w. bush remains in stable condition in a houston hospital. he's been treated for bronchitis. he's been if the hospital for more than a week now. at 88, the world war ii veteran is the oldest living former president. >>> the supreme court could decide this week whether to take up the controversial issue of same-sex marriage. the nine justices met behind closed doors on friday but took no action. the high court could act tomorrow when it's scheduled to release orders, or the justices may choose to discuss the issue when they meet for another scheduled conference on friday. >>>
build up credibility in the workplace. you are saying public school education should teach some of these kids how to do these. >> 25 years ago they did. >> they bought into the philosophy everybody has to go to college. not true. somebody has to build the college. somebody had to build the ceiling before michael angelo. >> we used to go to shop. used to call it shop. >> the unemployment rate is 4.5 percent for this country. there is something said for getting educated because you will work. it used tock the master and the apprentice. you worked your way up. everybody out there knows if you got to get a plumber that's 25 bucks an hour. >> the faucet leaks you are not calling the geek squad. >> there's not enough training the public system. >> by 2020 there's going to be 10 million unfilled jobs in the skilled trade. >> all blue collar jobs? >> right across the board. anybody that uses tools. >> as the service industry goes to china and honduras the replacement should be skilled blue collar people who can fix things auto mechanic. computer guys learn how to fix your computer. >> t
to mind, brown versus the board of education, that sat on people's desks for a long time and a bunch of different cases that all sort of folded in to it. loving versus virginia. that was interracial marriage. that was another case that sat around a long time because it seemed as though the supreme court, differently configured supreme court, actually wanted to wait and let the country lead. and when you look right now, even some people who have been fighting for same-sex marriage for years say the math and the map don't make the supreme court taking this up right now a certainty. >> your law professors are so thrilled with you right now, joe johns, that you could just spout that off and i'm impressed. joe johns, thank you very much for that. see you probably friday. for the record, folks, nine states plus d.c. have legalized same-sex marriage to date. exit polls of last month's elections show that a slight majority of voters think that gay marriage should be legal in their states. >>> moving on now. rain, wind and snow are hammering the west coast. three separate storms in just one w
actually increased spending in medicaid and in education. my proposed budget but also trimmed back, for example, i trimmed back on the number of exempt employees. >> greta: what's that mean? >> people who answer just to the governor versus classified employees who you have to -- you can only get rid of an employee for cause. >> greta: so it's basically civil service versus appointments. >> exactly. governor richardson had grown the number of exempt employees by over 340. i have it down to i think 212 at this time. i got rid of the two chefs that were assigned to the residence. we sold the jet that governor richardson had purchased. we sold the jet in addition to four other planes. we cut the exempt employees. no one was going to hernandez ee than $125,000 for cabinet secretary. we were going to cut back on salaries significantly. i mean, with we went through the budget tooth and nail from cell phones and take home cars and i put a moratorium on the purchase of brand new cars for two years. i mean, we went through it in a way that had never been done before. we balanced it, and we g
investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> mike huckabee and her herman cain are very upset that bob costas told the truth about gun violence during a football game. that's during the rewrite. and i'm going to do something at the end of the show that i don't quite know how to describe. stick with us. we'll figure out how to describe it. with the spark cash card from capital one, sven gets great rewards for his small business! how does this thing work? oh, i like it! [ garth ] sven's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! woo-hoo!!! so that's ten security gators, right? put them on my spark card! why settle for less? testing hot tar... great businesses deserve great rewards! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every day! what's in your wallet? here's your invoice. what's in your wallet? i have obligations. cute tobligations, but obligations.g. i need
's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. this reduced sodium soup says it may help lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just have to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." republicans say it will hurt business if we raise revenues. but business leaders are telling nancy pelosi a different story. more now on my interview with the democratic leader in the house. >> we put a graph on tv last night. corporate profits through the roof, wages down over the last ten years. there's a real separation there. what are the ceos saying when they come on capitol hill? >> overall, that's what we're hearing from them. they understand revenue has to be part of it. that doesn't address the disparity you talked about. but in ferms of what they say about this, i don't even remember one of them saying we did k not to
for the skills. >> some of the argument has been that our education is so dismal we are not teaching people -- hold the phone for a minute here. dana bash from capitol hill is joining me. i heard your question. it was right on point. it was, i believe, question number one for the speaker. which was -- are you willing to start negotiating on the numbers of that top taxation issue between 35 and 39.5. you didn't get your answer. >> reporter: i didn't get my answer. but -- certainly other people were asking similar questions. i'm not sure if could you hear the questions from other reporters. finally, there was one question that asked about whether there is some middle ground on the republican position on the tax rates. the speaker speaker didn't say no. that was one of the most significant moments of this press conference. he didn't say no. his answer was basically that's -- you know, he's willing to talk about a lot of things if the president moves off his my way or the highway attitude. so that was -- again, that's pretty write significant. the other thing that, again, not sure if you could
. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. the potential of yelp unlocked. nyse euronext. unlocking the world's potential. >>> well, now let's take a look at what's happening this week. a device on board the curiosity rover mars has been scooping up russian soil and analyzing it. on monday it may reveal details on what they have found. they will share this information with scientists around the world meeting in san francisco. >>> also on monday in los angeles, former major league baseball player lenny dykstra is being sentenced on federal charges. he pled guilty to several counts in july. he's serving time for an auto theft case. he could get 20 years in prison but prosecutors recommend 30 months. >>> on tuesday new york mayor cory booker starts living on a food stamp budget for a week. he proposed the challenge after getting in a back and forth with twitter by someone who goes by the name twit wit who also agreed to the challenge. food stamps is about $
out by the steam fitters. this is put out by the teachers unions. these are the people educating our children. these are the people in whose hands we place the future of our country. they are passion on things that aren't just dishonest. that people get rich from tax cuts. but beneath them, they are side. this is bad economics. it's horrifying that any teacher in a classroom today believes any of this. >> trickle down does not work. trickle up works. the president is putting money in the pockets of those who will spend it. that why he has done small business tax cuts. trickle down we learned since the 80s with reagan, it does not work. martha: when i was a kid i learned the preamble to the constitution by watching "schoolhouse rock." this is -- it is so blatantly -- the phrase in here where he says the rich man shrugs his shoulders and says why should i care about other non-rich people. do you really think it's worth perpetuating the notion that people who are successful don't care about people who aren't successful? >> this is a cartoon that uses hyperbole to make a point and it's a
, while still being automobile to invest in things -- able to invest in things like education and research and development that are important to our growth, and if we're going to protect middle-class families, then we're going to have to have higher rates for the wealthiest americans, folks like me. >> white house correspondent dan lothian joins us live from washington this morning. nice to have you with us. >> good to see you. >> what's the next move for republicans, dan? >> well, you know, i think republicans are in a difficult spot here. one of the sticking points is this $800 billion in new tax revenue. this is part of speaker john boehner's proposal. it doesn't call for more taxes on the wealthy, but it does call for eliminating some deductions, closing loopholes. nonetheless, there are some conservatives who are pushing back on this. they think that this will hurt job growth and these are conservatives who are backed by the tea party. they're outright rejecting it. what you're seeing here developing is that republicans are not speaking with one voice. >> republicans should not be con
in education, et cetera. i'm joined by gloria borger now. >> how about that et cetera? >> you like the et cetera. they got two very different proposals on the table right now. >> they're speaking past each other. they seem to be really living in different universes or one on mars, one on venus, whatever you want to call it. look, it's very clear. one of the republicans want more entitlement cuts up front. and the democrats want these tax increases on the wealthy up front. the irony here to me watching this is in the long term, the second part of this, everybody seems to know what needs to be done. they know you've got to fix entitlement spending. they know you've got to reform the tax code to make it simpler and to make it fairer. the big problem they've got is how you get from here to there. and right now, in order to get over this hump, they sort of are in the position of putting everything out there on the table and so we now know what the base of each party wants and would applaud. and now they've got to go behind closed doors and figure how they get past january and how they avoid th
, he is -- he's a real leader. he's really smart. he's very well educated, has a graduate degree. he was raised all over the world because his parents were both in the military, both of them. and he has these core values. he was elected captain by his teammates as a rookie quarterback early on because he's signified this. i mean, this is a guy who helped put six points on the board after fumbling, a rare fumble, if you saw that play on monday night. >> yeah. >> sort of a weird play. we were all screaming, you know, that was a fumble! because obviously, if it hadn't been, it wouldn't have been six points. mike, he is really a very special character. this is not just spin. >> sam stein, i realize you went to school in the woods up there in dartmouth, but the idea of living in a metropolitan area, washington, d.c., where nearly everyone is obsessed with a single individual, the quarterback of the washington redskins, is incredible. >> andrea says this is not spin, but she's literally spinning. it's unbelievable, she's so happy with this guy. he fumbles correctly, this man walks on water
in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> back in 2009 and 2010, republican protests against president obama's supposedly socialist kenyan secret muslim agenda were touted as grass roots events. most of them r were not grass roots events. most of them were organized by groups by freedom works, which grew out of a conservative advocacy organization that was founded and funded by the billionaire koch brothers. the front man was a congressman from texas. he was the house majority leader for the republican party, which is not a grass rootsy thing. but none of this is. today david korn had a scoop about the fake grass roots part of republican party politics. "mother jones" published an e-mail in which dick army quit. he then told "mother jones", the top management team of freedom works was taking a direction i thought was unproductive and thought it was time to move on with my life. don't know exactly why dick army and freedom works broke up, but there's discord at the conservative level. actually there's a lot going on. more on that a
here in colorado springs who are working on this right now because the a-b-cs of education are a for agitation, b for brain washing, and c for capitalism bashing. you've got howard zen material that's championed by matt damon. this access is to powerful that we on the right need to unite and join against. you've got this axis of hollywood culture, social media, big labor, and the entire teacher organization infrastructure. that is what we have to fight against. look. we need to expose these teachers unions. this organization, cft, rakes in $21 million a year. you want to talk about paying taxes and your fair share? they're a tax-exempt 501c5 organization. where is ed asner's rage about their escaping and evading their fair share of taxes? i don't hear it. also, let's have a balance. if they're going to show this in the california classrooms, how about an eight-minute video narrated by clint eastwood or my favorite right thinking actor adam baldwin that exposes the truth about occupy and the teachers alliance? they have to make up this urinating image? well, you've got occup
in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> unless you like sitting back watching the republican party tear itself to shreds, you might wonder why a senator would go to a thinktank. but you should care. a lot of the thinking is done by think tanks and this move shows something important and upsetting about the direction that those tanks are taking. but let me tell you the story about the individual mandate. the requirement is the heart of romneycare and obamacare and it made it's debut in at 1989 payment in the heritage foundation. and stewart butler, the expert argued that it was like a seatbelt and you need to have it like we have auto insurance. the mandate appeared in a health care reform today act. >> 12 years after that. it appeared in mitt romney's plan. and that caught the eye of a politician. he said he he has demonstrated when he stepped into government that he could work in a difficult environment, take good ideas like private health insurance and apply them to the need to have everyone insured. they came up with the idea a
in the same grade. >> recently graduating from the university of richmond. her passion is educating children about colorism. >> tell me about that. why didn't the teacher call on her? >> because she's ugly and dark. >> she is 7 years old and her mother is worried her little girl is already getting the message dark skin is bad. >> i think my skin is ugly. >> why do you think it's ugly? >> because i don't want to be dark. >> you don't want to be dark? >> no. i want to be light skinned. >> why? >> because light skin is pretty. >> you think so? >> yes. >> can somebody tell me what that means? >> my stance is teach the children what it is. show them the history, make them aware of this issue so that when they go to school, when they go out in the world, they're armed with this information. >> because he wants to buy her, because her skin is lighter. >> you got to sit in the back. >> even among 6-year-olds, kiara is not afraid to shock. brown paper bag test. entering the classroom and compares their skin tone to a paper bag. >> let me see your arm. can you put your arm out for me? >> follow instru
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and safety of our guests, employees and animals. educators and animal care staff are always on site in this area and are committed to guest safety. the thomases say they were told repeatedly not to pick up the trays. but the 8-year-old just made a mistake. >> she forgot. and as you see in the video, moved the plate to say she was done. >> reporter: of course we know the dolphin wasn't. the thomases say they won't be back at sea world, and they hope others will heed their warning. >> we're not banking on sea world changing that attraction. you know, i'm sure that's not going to happen. but perhaps we can change the minds of another parent or even an adult. >> how scary for that little girl. i mean, an adult would be scared. >> i would imagine that sea world will make some changes. >> i think they're going to take a good, hard look at this. minding your business this morning 25 minutes after the hour. u.s. stock futures are up after some positive data on china's manufacturing sector. 9 end of the year is fast approaching and take a look at this. the s&p 500, the best indicator for the
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